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100 Questions & Answers About Brain Tumours 2nd Edition

Author: Virginia Stark-Vance, MD, M. L. Dubay
ISBN #: 978-0-7637-6054-0
Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers

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Empower Yourself! Whether you're a newly diagnosed brain tumour patient, a survivor, or a friend or relative of either, this book offers support and guidance. The Second Edition of 100 Questions & Answers About Brain Tumours continues the successful doctor-patient collaboration, providing authoritative, practical answers to your questions regarding diagnostic testing, treatment options, clinical trials, and much more. Dr. Stark-Vance and M.L. Dubay discuss the latest brain tumour therapies, including the new anti-angiogenesis drugs and brain tumour vaccines. New illustrations throughout, from pathology to PET scans, help you gain a clearer understanding of how brain tumours differ and what makes these differences important in making treatment decisions. 100 Questions & Answers About Brain Tumours, Second Edition is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease  

Serendipity

An Uplifting and Practical Guide for Anyone Battling a Brain Tumour
Author: Peggy  Prichard Ross
ISBN #: 0-595-40727-7
Publisher: iUniverse, Inc

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Multiple strategies for coping with brain cancer treatments and the unexpected joy you can find through fighting cancer.  Includes information on Brain Biopsies, Radiation, Emergency Surgery, Stereotactic radio-surgery, Chemotherapy, Nutrition, Exercise, Managing Seizures, Coping with Headaches, Visualization and Finding Joy

The Tumor: A Non-Legal Thriller

Author: John Grisham 
Publisher: Focused Ultrasound Foundation
ISBN: 978-1-4951-7940-2

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Brain Tumour Guide for the Newly Diagnosed

Author: Musella Foundation for Brain Tumor Research & Information
ISBN-13: 978-0-9899740-0-4 - 9th Edition
Both eighth and ninth editions available

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An up-to-date and essential guide to  Tools for getting organized Understanding brain tumors Your medical team Surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy treatments Insurance management 

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Kate's Mum's Story

"May 2006 is a month I will never forget. That was the moment that everything became before the cancer, and after the cancer. It was a mark in time that would forever change my family"... Read more about Kate's Mum's story from her diagnosis of glioblastoma in 2006 and how Mum has beaten the odds to still be here today.

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Spotlight

Roy and the Gamma Knife – A Happy Tale

I had headaches, almost daily, for 10 years or more. It was a rare day if I did not have a headache. I used to joke that I should own...

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Courtney’s Story of Stability

Stability. It’s a strange concept when you have what it known to be a progressive, life long illness. You hear the words, “Your tumour...

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